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5 FACTORS THAT AFFECT ALCOHOL ABSORPTION RATE

5 FACTORS THAT AFFECT ABSORPTION RATE
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  1. GENDER: 
metabolism (Breakdown) begins in the stomach-females have less gastric alcohol dehydrogenase in the stomach;more is available in the small intestine.
  1. FOOD: 
especially fatty foods, as alcohol is lipid soluble (fat soluble), the fat will absorb it! Fatty foods will absorb some alcohol.
  1. MOOD: 
strong emotions will speed up digestive processes.
TYPE of BEVERAGE:
distilled liquor/spirits have the fastest absorption rate; beer and wine have the slowest. Carbonation, however, allows for faster absorption.
  1. BODY TYPE: 
muscle tissue absorbs FASTER than fat-men have more muscle mass than women, so there is more alcohol available to go into small intestine and blood.

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